Google I/O Schedule Points to Heavy Android and Google Assistant Presence

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Google has released the first schedule for this year’s Google I/O event in Mountain View and it is evident that Android and Google Assistant are going to be the headliners.  The schedule has multiple Android and Assistant events over the three-day conference with everything from advanced coding sessions to general information sessions.

Some of the events slated for I/O include:

  • 10 tips for building better actions (Google Assistant)
  • An introduction to developing Actions for the Google Assistant
  • Build an AR app with the Poly Toolkit for Unity (Android)
  • What’s new in Android Wear

That’s just a few of the dozens of sessions on tap.

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Google I/O 2018 Tickets Go On Sale February 22nd

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If you are aiming to get to Google I/O 2018, your first important date is February 22nd. That is when ticket sales begin at 10:00 AM Pacific which is more-or-less a ticket into the lottery to be selected.

The lottery system has been the method Google has used for the past several years as there are always far more developers interested in attending than there is space for them to attend. To attempt to make it fair, you sign up starting the 22nd and if you are selected, you complete your registration. That is, you pay for your ticket.

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Google I/O 2018 Set for May 8-10 at The Shoreline Amphitheater

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Google has refreshed the official Google I/O 2018 site with the developer event set to take place May 8-10 at the Shoreline Amphitheater.  The location marks the third straight year that it the conference will be held at Shoreline, literally across the street from the Google main campus in Mountain View, California.

The Google I/O 2018 site update uses Street View to give you clues to unlock more detailed information about the event.  Once you have unlocked all the locks, four in all, you will be at the Shoreline Amphitheater.

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